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Councillor calls time on 31-year parish position in Weston

A Weston parish councillor who has stood down after 31 years has moved to reassure villagers about his continual involvement in the community.

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Inspector Gareth Boxall, neighbourhood policing inspector for South Holland.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG041217-105TW.

South Holland policing inspector backs eastern European recruitment drive

A recruitment drive by Lincolnshire Police for Polish, Latvian and Lithuanian speakers who also speak English well has been backed by the force in South Holland.

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Holbeach firefighters want drivers to avoid stopping on the zig zag lines outside the fire station.  Photo supplied.

‘No stopping on zig-zags’ appeal from South Holland’s fire officer

Drivers should be “thoughtful” and not stop on zig-zag lines outside fire stations in South Holland, a senior firefighter has said.

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Skipping session at Fleet Wood Lane Primary School, Holbeach

Pupils at Holbeach’s Fleet Wood Lane Primary have a skip in their step

Pupils at Fleet Wood Lane Primaryhad a wonderful day when a skipping workshop was held at the Holbeach school.

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Monkshouse Primary School pupils on their charity winter walk. SG190118-413TW

Holbeach and Spalding schools on a wintry walk for Cancer Research

Wellies, woolly hats and warm winter coats were just the thing when Holbeach Primary Academy and Spalding’s Monkshouse Primary School pupils stepped out to raise cash for Cancer Research UK.

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Police and forensic investigators were at Classic News on Monday morning.

TUESDAY 1.05PM: Police go through ‘lines of enquiry’ for Spalding newsagents’ raid

Spalding police are following up “a number of lines of enquiry” after a town centre newsagent was raided for the third time in as many months.

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South Holland crime news.

UPDATE TUESDAY 12.10PM: Woman ‘reported’ in connection with bank card fraud in South Holland

A 26-year-old woman is to face charges in connection with three cases of a bank card allegedly being used fraudulently in South Holland, police have confirmed.

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South Holland crime news.

UPDATE TUESDAY 11.15AM: Police renew appeal over Spalding GBH

Spalding detectives are renewing their appeal for anyone with information about a reported serious attack on a man in the town centre to contact them.

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WANTED: Brandon Wright.

UPDATE TUESDAY 12.30PM: Police warn wanted Spalding man - ‘We’re not going away’

A man originally from Spalding who is wanted by police on an attempted robbery charge has been told “you need to hand yourself in”.

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Gedney Hill Parish Council news.

Online survey tries to solve sewage issues in Gedney Hill

Gedney Hill households are being quizzed about the need for a drainage system in the village after complaints about raw sewage in recent weeks.

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Dress-up day at Surfleet Primary School

Aliens and astronauts take over the classroom at Surfleet

Children at Surfleet Primary School are studying space this term and started their topic with a dress-up day.

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Roythornes employment solicitor Laura Hill and trainee solicitor Alex Wensor.

Pinchbeck legal firm raises £2,100 for Alzheimer’s charity...now to help LIVES

Pinchbeck legal firm Roythornes raised more than £2,100 for the Alzheimer’s Society over the course of 2017.

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Scouts from South Holland who are off to the World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

Be prepared for trip of a lifetime

Six local youngsters have earned themselves places at next year’s World Scout Jamboree in the USA.

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Broken eggs are not the right 999 call

Broken eggs are not the right 999 call

Broken eggs, a dead fox and someone who wanted us to make them breakfast are some of the inappropriate 999 calls that emergency call handlers working on behalf of East Midlands Ambulance Service have taken in the last six months.

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The Butterfly Hospice Trust shop in Spalding is one of the main sources of support for the hospice that caters for patients from south east Lincolnshire.

New lottery coming to Spalding to fund Butterfly Hospice Trust services

The Butterfly Hospice is launching a lottery in March to help fund current services and grow two new wings to extend the care given to the people of south east Lincolnshire.

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Rex Sly with his new book, Exploring The Fen-Edge.

Crowland historian Rex (77) publishes fourth book on the fens

An acclaimed author on the fens and local historian, Rex Sly, returns to his favourite subject in his self-published fourth book.

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Former South Holland tourism officer Barbar Moore.  Photo supplied.

Tributes paid to South Holland tourism officer and Spalding museum curator

By Winston Brown

winston.brown@iliffepublishing.co.uk

Twitter: @SpaldingWinston

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Stayin' Alive UK will perform at Rotary's Two Lips charity ball in Spalding.

Night fever coming to Spalding as Bee Gees tribute star at Two Lips Ball

Night fever on a special Saturday in March will see thousands raised for charities at a ball featuring top Bee Gees tribute Stayin’ Alive UK.

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Former South Holland District Council members Marion Bamber and Doug Best at Pinchbeck Village Hall in May 2009. 
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Tributes paid to ‘a lovely lady who did her best’ for Surfleet and Pinchbeck

A former district councillor who served Surfleet and Pinchbeck for eight years will be remembered at a funeral service on Wednesday.

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John Mumford, with his National Service medal at Spalding Antiques, has called for knifeman Viktors Lahs to be departed after he pleaded guilty to threatening him in the shop last September.  Photo by Tim Wilson.  SG280915-144TW.

‘Deport the knifeman who threatened me in my shop’, says Spalding antiques dealer

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